The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Objective-C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Objective-C
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 97 93
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 0.79% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £358 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £458 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £42.50

Objective-C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 595 633 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.11% 35.40% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 398 327
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Objective-C
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Objective-C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Objective-C in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Objective-C in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Objective-C in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Objective-C in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Objective-C in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Objective-C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £425 - 2
Objective-C
North West

Objective-C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 17 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 13 (68.42%) iOS Development
2 13 (68.42%) Apple Swift
3 11 (57.89%) Android
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Android Development
5 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
5 8 (42.11%) Xcode
5 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
8 5 (26.32%) Cocoa
8 5 (26.32%) BDD
8 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
9 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (21.05%) Android Studio
9 4 (21.05%) Change Control
9 4 (21.05%) SQLite
9 4 (21.05%) RESTful
9 4 (21.05%) iPhone
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Games
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) TestFlight
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
1 2 (10.53%) NFC
1 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (21.05%) SQLite
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Xcode
2 4 (21.05%) Android Studio
2 4 (21.05%) CocoaPods
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.53%) Mocha
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) iOS Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Android Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (26.32%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Android Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Java Mobile Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Objective-C Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Cocoa
1 5 (26.32%) Cocoa Touch
2 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) Material Design
3 2 (10.53%) Pixi.js
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) iPhone
3 3 (15.79%) User Experience
4 2 (10.53%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 11 (57.89%) Android
3 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) iOS Development
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Android Development
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (26.32%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Mobile Development
6 4 (21.05%) Change Control
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Game Development
8 2 (10.53%) High Availability
8 2 (10.53%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) Post-Production
8 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Apple Swift
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) ES6
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Apple
1 2 (10.53%) Google